Namibia Hunger Statistics 2001-2022

Population below minimum level of dietary energy consumption (also referred to as prevalence of undernourishment) shows the percentage of the population whose food intake is insufficient to meet dietary energy requirements continuously. Data showing as 5 may signify a prevalence of undernourishment below 5%.
  • Namibia hunger statistics for 2019 was 19.80%, a 0.1% decline from 2018.
  • Namibia hunger statistics for 2018 was 19.90%, a 0.1% decline from 2017.
  • Namibia hunger statistics for 2017 was 20.00%, a 0.2% decline from 2016.
  • Namibia hunger statistics for 2016 was 20.20%, a 0.8% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Iraq 37.50%
Botswana 29.30%
Venezuela 27.40%
Namibia 19.80%
Guatemala 16.80%
Gabon 15.70%
Ecuador 12.40%
Jordan 9.50%
Lebanon 9.30%
Paraguay 9.20%
Colombia 8.80%
Peru 8.70%
Suriname 8.70%
Dominican Republic 8.30%
Thailand 8.20%
Jamaica 7.70%
Mexico 7.20%
South Africa 6.50%
Mauritius 6.20%
Belize 5.90%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5.60%
Fiji 5.60%
Dominica 5.60%
Iran 5.50%
Guyana 5.20%
Samoa 4.60%
Turkmenistan 4.10%
Albania 3.90%
Serbia 3.90%
Armenia 3.40%
Malaysia 3.20%
Costa Rica 3.10%
Bulgaria 3.00%
North Macedonia 2.70%
Azerbaijan 2.50%
China 2.50%
Kazakhstan 2.50%
Turkey 2.50%
Brazil 2.50%
Algeria 2.50%
Belarus 2.50%
Montenegro 2.50%
Bosnia 2.50%
Cuba 2.50%
Russia 2.50%
Romania 2.50%
Namibia Hunger Statistics - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 19.80% -0.10%
2018 19.90% -0.10%
2017 20.00% -0.20%
2016 20.20% -0.80%
2015 21.00% -2.60%
2014 23.60% -2.90%
2013 26.50% -3.10%
2012 29.60% -1.90%
2011 31.50% -1.20%
2010 32.70% 1.20%
2009 31.50% 3.90%
2008 27.60% 4.10%
2007 23.50% 3.40%
2006 20.10% 1.90%
2005 18.20% 1.60%
2004 16.60% 0.90%
2003 15.70% 1.20%
2002 14.50% 1.00%
2001 13.50% 1.00%